Herbert Smith Freehills makes up 21 partners

April 27, 2015 Herbert Smith Freehills promoted 21 lawyers to its partnership recently. The office with the most promotions was London with nine new partners. However, of the 21 promotions, 11 were in the Asia-Pacific region, between Australia, Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. And, of the 21 promotions, nine were female. The firm has announced its plan to achieve 25% female partnership by May 2017 and 30% by May 2019.

The promoted partners are:

London
Dinesh Banani, corporate
Neil Blake, disputes
Heather Culshaw, finance
Harry Edwards, disputes
Tim Healey, real estate - construction
Catherine Howard, real estate - planning
Sarah McNally, disputes
Alice Rogers, real estate
Aurrell Taussig, corporate tax

Madrid
Pablo Garcia-Nieto, corporate

Melbourne
Joanne Draper, projects
Steafine Wilkinson, corporate
Jacqueline Wootton, disputes

Perth
Andrew McLean, finance

Sydney
Bryony Adams, disputes
Paul Apathy, finance

Tokyo
Christopher Hunt, disputes
Alexis Papsolomontos, corporate
Elaine Wong, disputes

Hong Kong
Richard Norridge, disputes

Singapore
Mark Robinson, corporate

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